I made my first attempt at cake pops and the instructions seemed easy enough; however, not so if you run into issues. The candy melts don’t often melt so that it “drips” when you dunk the cake into it. How do you get that affect? I noticed that certain colors are thicker than others. Also, the drying time from the time you dunk and decorate pretty much needs to be immediate. Any suggestions?
After coating my cake pops these bubbles appear... Those are air bubbles and happen a lot. The oils or butter from the cake pops try to get out and those bubble start to appear. You can't really avoid air bubbles from coming unless you take out the butter or oil all together. However, when air bubbles strike the grease gets out of the pops and doesn't leave them tasting so good. While the coating is wet, use a toothpick to pop each air bubble when it appears. The grease is still here and the cake pops have not lost their flavor.
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This tasty cake pop recipe is great for making cake pops in all shapes and sizes. A fun edible party favor for a birthday party or special occassion, these cake pops can be customized to suit your occasion with our wide variety of Candy Melts candy and colorful sprinkles. Package them in a gift bag to hand out as gifts or display them in a glass or on a cake tray for a fun bite-sized snack that everyone will love. Use your favorite vanilla cake mix recipe, then have fun decorating to your heart’s content!

Cupcakes might be delicious; but cake pops are delicious and a lot more fun! Cake pops are a sweet treat consisting of cake turned into a lollipop. Originally made famous by Bakerella,[1] cake pops also ended up in Starbucks and bakeries. Making your own at home is a cinch and a whole lot of fun too. And they're ideal for any party––from kid through adult, all will be delighted to bite into cake instead of hard candy.